The implementation of init that comes with BusyBox

init is the first process that's started on a Unix system. Its role is to start other processes and to react when processes dies. This tag is for questions about the implementation of init that's included in the BusyBox suite of utilities that are commonly used on Linux-based embedded systems.

For questions about BusyBox in general, see . For questions about other implementations of init, see , , , , ...

BusyBox init is configured via /etc/inittab; the syntax is similar to traditional SysVinit but the functionality is more restricted.

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